The Academic Senate is the governing body of the Academic Affairs Division, and is both an independent governance structure for the members of the Academic Affairs Division and an advisory body to the Dean of Academic Affairs. The primary function of the Academic Senate is the development and oversight of policies, procedures, and proposals related to programs, curriculum, and other functions of the Academic Affairs Division and its constituent members. The Senate is the forum where discussion on curriculum, academic matters, and academic policy and procedure occurs.
Mission: The Quinebaug Valley Community College (QVCC) Academic Senate engages in the development of policies and procedures relating to all academic issues of QVCC.
Academic Senate Leadership 2016-2017
Curriculum, Instruction, and Policy Committee (CIP):
Heath Hightower, Faculty Member (2nd year)
Assistant Professor of Human Services & Program Coordinator
Christine Mailhot, Member at Large (1st year)
Administrative Assistant to the Dean of Academic Affairs and Student Services
Debora Rimkus, Faculty Member (1st year)
Instructor of Mathematics